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Immortal Beloved: Wedding Attire for the Darkest Souls

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They say the clothes make the person, and that maxim is even more true on your most special of days. Brides, grooms, and partners want to look their best, and nothing is worse than “goth” wedding attire that looks more like a cheap Halloween costume than the outfit of your dreams. Our staff put its collective efforts into finding the best dresses, suit pieces, headpieces, and accessories we could to help make your dream wedding come true.

Gowns

Black Lace Two-Piece Wedding Dress

Image via Mywony Bridal

You’ll stun in this sumptuous custom-made, multi-tonal gray layered gown with volumetric skirt, long train, and separate hand-beaded bodice top. It’s handmade from tulle, satin, and lace and is available in sizes 2-12. Mywony Bridal//$1,849

Black Gothic Wedding Gown

All eyes will be on you when you wear this classic gothic dress. It has a flattering sweetheart neckline and mermaid silhouette, and is accented with French lace. Gowns are custom-made for any size, including 28W and larger. Pricing is for the basic zipper back dress, but corset back is available for $75 more. Matching shawl, bolero, and veil are also available and sold separately. Wedding Dress Fantasy//$1,315+

Titania Ropework Couture Wedding Dress

Images via Rohmy Couture

Be dreamy perfection on your wedding day. This couture gown’s intricate handmade rope detailing on the bodice and shoulders sets this ethereal vanilla and white dress apart from the rest. The white overlay is 100% silk chiffon, and the dress is custom-made to suit your measurements. Contact the owner (whom we love) for other material and color options. Rohmy Couture//$1,639.32

Cinderella Wedding Dress

Cinderella wishes her wedding dress had been this gorgeous! This gown is custom-made to fit your measurements, and is available in black, red, cream, or white silk dupioni. It features a four-layer boned corset, attached off-set sleeves, covered side zipper for easy dressing, lush ruffles, and hand-sewn pearls and crystals. Includes petticoat made with 50 yards of tulle. Inquire about plus sizes. Read more about KMK Designs here. KMK Designs, LLC//$1,457

Velvet Cherrybomb Gown & Tulle Petticoat Two-Piece Set

Images via Moonboot Studios

This luxurious handmade, custom couture velvet gown comes in black and a variety of other colors, features a full-length skirt, halter-style neck, and a full-length tulle petticoat. Sizing available up to 5X. They also make custom gowns. Save $15.00 off all dress orders of $100.00+ with coupon code BESTDRESS15. Moonboot Studios//$719.99+

Textured Organza Wedding Dress in Sterling

Image via David’s Bridal

This heavenly strapless gown in the pale gray option (Sterling) is perfect for darkling brides who want a lighter color option that isn’t white or ivory. Made by White by Vera Wang, it features a beautifully draped bodice and unique asymmetrical split-front skirt with overlay.It’s available in sizes 0-14, with plus size, extra length, and plus size with extra length options available (just follow the links on the main dress page). David’s Bridal//$898+

Flores de la Muerte Gown

Images via Good Goth

Keep your black looking fresh with this elegant and affordable strapless floral gown. It features a sweetheart neckline, corset waist and back, and tulle lining. Available in sizes up to 6X. Imported. Good Goth//$449.95

Upcycled Vintage One of a Kind Fairy Dress

Images via RP Design House

Wear a dress as unique as you are, and do something good for the environment. This upcycled dress was cut, restyled, and dyed by hand to create a sublime garment showcasing a mix of textures and shading. This is a one of a kind dress currently in size medium, but it can be sized and fitted for the buyer. RP Design House//$185

Ombre Moon Goddess Wedding Dress

Going ombre is a beautiful way to wear color on your wedding day. This amazing dress is custom-made to your measurements. Select your own combination of dress color (white, cream, silver, or ivory) and ombre shades (blues, greens, lavender to purple, or pink to dark purple). This dress features a full high-low skirt with asymmetrical black glitter tulle petticoat, and a corset top scattered with crystals. Read more about KMK Designs here. KMK Designs, LLC//$1,494

Custom Wedding Dresses by Sylvie Facon

Lovers of haute couture will find it hard to resist having acclaimed French indie designer Sylvie Facon custom-create their dream gowns. Known for her otherworldly fantasy designs, she also makes stunning wedding gowns. Contact her via her website for a quote. Sylvie Facon Créative Textile

Suit Pieces

Cameron Black Tuxedo

Image via Suistudio

This smart tailored tux is made of wool-silk Cerruti blend and the trousers have a silk waistband. Pair with your best ruffled shirt, and you’re good to go. Suistudio Cameron Black Jacket and Ice Black Trousers//$499 and $200

Baroque Groom Suit

This exquisite period-style suit features tons of special details, including a mao collar frock coat with accents of silver embroidery, chest pocket, tailoring pockets with inclined flaps, and a closing brooch. Garment bag included. Ottavio Nuccio Gala //$2,017.33

The Empower Tux Blazer

Images via Wildfang

This contemporary tailored-fit tuxedo jacket features a shawl lapel, padded shoulders, full lining, and premium construction. Available in sizes XS – XXL. Wildfang//$168

Lioncourt’s Velvet Jacket and Keep Trousers

Images via The Violet Vixen

Look dashing in full gothic style with this tailcoat and Dorian trousers by Devil Fashion. The black velvet jacket has a detachable frilled collar, contrasting ruffled back panel, and ornate embroidered hook and eye closure. The trousers feature a coordinating velvet fleur-de-lis pattern, faux leather panels, lacing up the sides, and silver back buckle. The Violet Vixen, jacket, and trousers//$72 and $70

Cameron Navy Velvet Jacket

Image via Suistudio

Cut an elegant figure in this lux navy velvet tapered tuxedo jacket with contrasting Ottoman silk lapels and covered buttons. Suistudio//$499

Veils and Accessories

Lucretia Black Rose & Veil Headpiece

Image via Nebula X Crafts

This darkly romantic veil with complement almost any gothic wedding gown. This veil is handmade using multi-sized faux roses and double-layered veils of different lengths. Nebula X Crafts//$78

Black Bridal Tiara

This beautiful yet understated tiara features black brass laurel leaves, Swarovski pearls, and Swarovski crystals. It’s handmade, so custom colors are available upon request. Offbeat Style Shop//$164.06

White Taffeta Bridal Bolero with Feathers

Cover bare shoulders with this simple yet statement-making ruffle bolero with white feather accents and taffeta ribbon fastenings. Several lengths and widths are available. Mystic Thread Designs//$82.03

Black Skull Necktie

Image via Ed’s Neckties

Subtly keep your goth aesthetic in your ensemble with this elegant necktie patterned with scrolls and skulls. It’s handmade, so custom lengths are available. Ed’s Neckties//$29.99

Maeve Woodland Wedding Crown

Images via Gardens of Whimsy

Nature-loving darklings will appreciate the dusky beauty of this floral crown in shades of dusty plums and navies. It is accompanied by a black veil with matching flowers, which you can choose to have attached to the crown or to combs. It is available in fingertip and cathedral lengths. This item is handmade, and custom lengths and colors are available. Gardens of Whimsy//$200+

French Lace Gloves

Image via Gloves by Jana

Get custom-made luxury with handmade fingerless bridal gloves made from exquisite French lace. Ribbon closures. Gloves by Jana//$30

White Cotton Jabot with Diamanté Stone Brooch

Image via Dellton Couture

This lovely handmade couture jabot is just the right accent for any suit. It’s made in England from crinkle-cut cotton, features a removable diamanté stone brooch at the neck, and has ribbon closures. Dellton Couture//$64.88

Custom Color Bridal Cape in Black

This eye-catching alternative to a traditional wedding veil is handmade out of hand-dyed English net tulle. It is available in three standard lengths and 18 standard colors. Custom length and colors are also available. Offbeat Style Shop//$126.20+

Victorian Gothic Wedding Top Hat

Image via Blackpin

This gorgeously detailed top hat features a merry widow front veil, full-length back veil, and is festooned with cream and black ribbons. Lace, ribbons, and feathers make up a beautiful side corsage on the band. Also available in all black. Blackpin//$198.96

Unicursal Hexagram Ascot

 

This handsome ascot has a twist: The pattern is made up of interlocking unicursal-drawn hexagrams. It can be tied several different ways. Custom fabric, fabric color, and design color options are available. Cyberoptix Tie Lab//$42

Black Tulle Circle Veil

Images via Offbeat Style Shop

Bring the drama on your big day with this handmade veil cut from fine Italian tulle. It’s available in a variety of lengths, and also comes in white and ivory. Custom colors are available. Offbeat Style Shop//$63.10+

Cities in Soot Corset Arm Warmers

Image via Zen and Coffee

You don’t get more bridal goth than these beautifully designed elbow-length fingerless gloves. Design features include gathered floral lace ruffles, corset-style ribbon closure, and bows. Custom glove and ribbon colors are available. Zen and Coffee//$48

 

Feature images via (L to R): Offbeat Style Shop, ROHMY, and The Violet Vixen

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About The Author

Rachel Runyan is a darkly inclined alternative beauty enthusiast from the Pacific Northwest. She has degrees in Journalism and English. When not writing about makeup, she enjoys using makeup, looking at makeup, buying makeup, and talking to people on the internet about makeup.

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